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Cockayne Farmstead and Rumer-Loudin, Inc., Featured in Green Builder Magazine

Cockayne House after exterior renovations” by Cockayne Farmstead – given by historical society representative. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Cockayne House after exterior renovations” by Cockayne Farmstead – given by historical society representative. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

We told you previously about upgrading the Cockayne Farmstead with geothermal technology. Now, the Farmstead and Rumer-Loudin, Inc., have been featured in Green Builder Magazine:

General contractor Centennial Preservation Group chose Rumer-Loudin, Inc. to install the geothermal system. Based in Barnsville, Ohio, the company installed some of the first geothermal systems in the region in the 1990s, and has installed some 400 systems in the tri-state area to date, says Sid Loudin, the company’s owner.

“We had to be careful not to destroy any parts of the house, and we didn’t want any exposed ductwork,” says Loudin. He came up with a unique solution to distribute conditioned air, running flexible stainless steel ducting through several of the fireplace chimneys. The chases end just before coming into view.

The full article can be read on the Green Builder Magazine website.